Ang Porter

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

Location:Brea, California, United States
2 Skills
Freelance Proofreader and Copyeditor
April 2011–Present Various Clients; Los Angeles, CA
• Proofread and copyedit print and electronic marketing, corporate communications, and editorial materials, including direct mail, books, training manuals, articles, ad copy, catalogs, and more.

Compliance Specialist
July 2010–April 2011 Corinthian Colleges, Inc.; Santa Ana, CA
• Communicated advertising, program and campus changes to 100+ paid-Internet
advertising vendors
• Reviewed vendor advertising on behalf of Corinthian Colleges’ brands (Everest
Colleges, Institutes and Universities; Heald; WyoTech) for correctness and
compliance with master service agreement and accrediting-bodies’ guidelines
• Monitored and rectified trademark violation by vendors, competitors and other
companies in pay-per-click Internet ads
• Managed and designed the revamp of the online style guide vendors source content
from when creating their advertising

Freelance Proofreader
June 2009–July 2010 Universal Studios Home Ent.; Universal City, CA
• Proofread DVD and Blu-rayTM packaging, advertising and point-of-purchase

Proofreading Manager and Copywriter
Mar. 2005–June 2009 Graphic Orb; North Hollywood, CA
• Managed staff of three proofreaders
• Proofread all stages of print and electronic marketing and company materials for
Graphic Orb and clients including Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures, FOX Sports Net,
Amgen and Intel in tight-deadline, high-volume environment
• Acted as department liaison to internal and external clients
• One of a two-person proofreading team that scored highest out of all of Amgen’s
vendors on the company’s 2006 vendor-review proofreading test
• Wrote copy for company and client projects, including ads, websites and pitch

Marketing Communications Specialist
Dec. 2002–July 2004 Farmers Insurance Group; Los Angeles, CA
• Wrote and edited print and electronic communications pieces including articles,
letters, flyers, promotional materials, ad copy, executive speeches and event scripts
• Acted as production editor for two company newsletters
• Wrote the Culture Audit half of Farmers’ semifinal-round application for Fortune
magazine’s “Top 100 Companies to Work For” contest
• Created the tagline for and led communications promoting Farmers’ 2004 annual
agents conference, resulting in highest attendance ever
• Wrote flyer copy selected by VP of Marketing for production as posters displayed in
Farmers’ 14,000 agencies

Marketing Consultant
June 2001–Dec. 2002 The Machine Consulting; Beverly Hills, CA
• Worked with sports and entertainment clients to create and execute marketing
• Created and edited marketing materials for The Machine and its clients

Sports Marketing Manager
Jan. 1998–June 2001 Star Care Sports Mktg./Kreative Image Mktg.; Los
Angeles, CA
• Managed client relations with professional athletes and broadcasters
• Researched, sourced, created, negotiated and managed marketing and
entertainment projects for clients
• Created plans and materials to promote company, clients and projects

Marketing & Community Relations Assistant
Aug. 1997–Mar. 1998 Long Beach StingRays (ABL); Long Beach, CA
• Conceptualized, organized and facilitated in-game promotions and community
• Created materials to introduce and market team to the community
• Acted as liaison between players and management

Ticket Manager
May 1996–Sept. 1996 Long Beach Riptide (WBL); Long Beach, CA
• Managed box office and staff of eight
• Controlled and distributed season- and single-game ticket inventory
• Created events and promotions to boost sales. One of my themed events, “Elvis Lives
Nite,” set the season attendance record with more than 1,900 fans in our 2,200-seat
• Acted as host to visiting teams and liaison for players and management

Georgetown University; Washington, DC
• BSBA (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration) in Marketing (*** Laude)
• Minor in Japanese
• Semester abroad studying Marketing at the Instituto Técnologico de Estudios
Superiores de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico
UCLA Extension; Los Angeles, CA
• Broadcast & Print Journalism certificate-program coursework
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